Pamela J. Grass joined her heavenly Father on Saturday morning, July 7, 2018 while at her home in rural Shidler, Oklahoma. She was 66 years of age.
Visitation will be held at the Hunsaker-Wooten Chapel of Fairfax, Okla. 8am-8pm on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Funeral services will be 10 am on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the Full Gospel Assembly in Fairfax, Okla. with Bro. Lewis Bernard officiating. Immediately following, she will be laid to rest at the Burbank Cemetery near Burbank, Okla.
She was born on Sunday, May 11, 1952, Pamela Jewell Parker, the daughter of Calvin Gene and Mary Ellen (Parks) Parker in Hays, Kan. Shortly afterwards, the family moved to Guymon Okla. where she attended school, graduating High School in 1970. Following graduation, she attended Southwestern Bible College in Okla. City before marrying Ken Ferguson in 1971.
After moving to the Ponca City area in 1972 she was hired as a pipefitter for Conoco Phillips. She spent 39 years working there before retiring in 2011. It was during this time she met the love of her life, Wayne Grass and they were married on September 21, 1980. The couple made their home in the Ponca City area with their five children. Upon retirement, they moved to Shidler.
In her spare time, she was an artist, quilter and musician. She was a member of the Full Gospel Assembly Church in Fairfax, Okla. Often times she would play her trumpet during church worship services. She loved spending time with family and especially enjoyed her grandkids and great-grandkids.
Pam will be forever remembered by her beloved daughters, Kristy Cornish and husband Chris of Wichita, Kan., Josie Hamlett of Shidler, Okla.; dear stepson, Richmond Grass and wife Kacie of Ponca City, Okla.; cherished mother, Mary E. Parker of Shidler, Okla.; four siblings, Edwin Parker of Shidler, Okla., Ron Parker of Apperson, Okla., Gay Swenson of Shidler, Okla. and Mira Jones and husband Denny of Cincinnati, Ohio; treasured grandchildren, Trent Shoptese and wife Tiffany, Mollie Shoptese, Alicia Brown and husband Odie, Silas Grass, Sydney Grass, Sterling Grass, Kalyn Hamlett, Raven Hamlett, Autumn Hamlett and Sadie Cornish; eleven great-grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and life-long friends.
Pam was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne T. Grass; sister, Debra Blackwell; father, Calvin Parker; sister-in-law, Shawna Parker; step-daughters, Kelly Shoptese and Terri Grass; nieces, Paula and Gayla Blackwell.
Honorary pall bearers will be Pam’s brothers, Ed Parker and Ron Parker.
The family has requested monetary donations be made to: Full Gospel Assembly, Attn. Candace Rogers, 435 S Hunsaker Street, Fairfax Ok 74637-4501.
Memories may be shared at www.hunsakerwootenfuneralhome.com
Pam was a dear sister in Christ, she touched many souls while here on earth. She was one of the original members of our street ministry at Souls Harbor. She is home.
Pastor Samuel and Delores MurrayWilliston, ND
We didn't get a chance to sign the book today. God bless you all, you are in our hearts and prayers!
Joey, Candace and Breanna RogersFairfax, OK
Sorry to learn of Pams passing, she was a good friend and co-worker at the refinery. Sid Armstrong
Sid ArmstrongPONCA CITY, OK